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Adam Bede, Book Sixth

Unlike the first five books, where events follow closely on each other (covering less than a year in time), there is a gap of more than eighteen months between book five and the last book of Adam Bede. Adam has … Continue reading

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Adam Bede, Book Fifth

This book begins from Hetty’s point of view. Her journey to Windsor, where she thinks Arthur is, is much longer than she, in her ignorance, thought it might be. She finally arrives with no money left only to find that … Continue reading

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Adam Bede, Book Second

There are times when a loss would be a gain. Losing the first chapter of the second book of Adam Bede would be such an occasion. This chapter (“In Which the Story Pauses a Little”) talks down to the reader … Continue reading

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